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Seeking participants with mental health or addiction experience for a survey on physical health

Are you

  • Aged 18 or over and
  • Currently seeing a healthcare provider for your mental health or addiction

If so, we invite you to take part in a quick survey, aimed at examining your experience of physical healthcare in Aotearoa.

About the survey

This survey is about experiences of physical health and healthcare in Aotearoa. We would like to use this survey to identify ways to help people with experience of mental illness in the future, and to help with planning both physical and mental health services.

The survey takes around 20 minutes to complete. Please note:

  • Your participation is entirely voluntary (your choice)
  • You do not have to answer every question
  • You may withdraw from the survey at any time
  • You may ask someone you trust to help you fill in this survey, if you wish

What about my private information?

The survey is confidential to the study researchers only. Unless you choose to add your name at the end to be contacted further, the survey will be entirely anonymous.

This study has received ethical approval from Southern Health and Disability Ethics Commitee and was designed by research staff at the University of Otago.

For more information and to access the survey

If an online survey does not suit you, please contact the research team below for printed options.

Contact EleMent research team

For any further information about the Tupuānuku project, please visit
Tupuānuku – Nourishing the physical health of tangata whaiora

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.
Email Debbie Peterson

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